JumpBox for Ruby on Rails
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JumpBox for Ruby on Rails is your accelerated path to Ruby on Rails deployment.

Ruby on Rails is a framework that allows a Web developer to rapidly design Web applications which are capable of leveraging database back-ends with minimal effort. Written in Ruby, Rails prefers convention and simple patterns to facilitate rapid development rather than relying on a myriad of complex and intermingling configurations files. The result is a Web framework that allows you to transition from idea to implementation in a fraction of the time it might have required with other Web
What's New
Version 1.7-58:
  • Many upstream updates from Ubuntu.
  • The kernel is now updated to the backported Natty kernel to resolve the ESX 4.1 issues some users were still experiencing.
Requirements
  • Intel
  • Mac OS X 10.5 or later
  • Virtualization software. Any of:
    • VMWare Fusion
    • Parallels
    • Xen Open Source
    • VirtualBox
  • For easiest use: a network that assigns dynamic IP addresses. (Most do)
  • 3 GB Free disk space



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Downloads:871
Version Downloads:75
Type:Internet : Servers
License:Free
Date:11 Sep 2009
Platform:Intel 32 / OS X
Price:Free0.00
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JumpBox for Ruby on Rails is your accelerated path to Ruby on Rails deployment.

Ruby on Rails is a framework that allows a Web developer to rapidly design Web applications which are capable of leveraging database back-ends with minimal effort. Written in Ruby, Rails prefers convention and simple patterns to facilitate rapid development rather than relying on a myriad of complex and intermingling configurations files. The result is a Web framework that allows you to transition from idea to implementation in a fraction of the time it might have required with other Web frameworks.

Benefits of running a JumpBox Deploying an application as a JumpBox provides a dramatically-reduced path to getting started with the software. Aside from installation benefits it yields other advantages such as portability across computing environments and simplified ongoing maintenance of the application. Here are a few of the benefits to using a JumpBox:
  • Mac-like usability for server applications that typically require command-line interaction and complicated setup scripts.
  • Self-contained deployment means it's easy to move or delete - it won't scatter files all over your Mac's file system.
  • Runs equally well under Parallels or VMware Fusion on OSX.
  • Use the snapshotting features of your virtualization software to experiment fearlessly with your JumpBox without danger of breaking the application irreparably.
  • New versions of the JumpBox contain updates to each component in the software stack so there's no patching Web servers, application servers, databases, dependencies, etc.
  • A web-based administration console simplifies the management of your application including SSL certs, email relaying, SSH, backups and more.
  • Once you know how to install a JumpBox you can deploy any of 50+ other JumpBoxes and take advantage of a growing library of conveniently-packaged Open Source software.
This JumpBox is free so there's no risk in trying it out. Download it today and experience for yourself a whole new way of working with server software.


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